Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
As a gay youth, Edmund White, BA ’62, bemoaned the dearth of books that reflected his experience. So, he wrote his own. Today he holds the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction.
When the U-M Museum of Natural History reopens in 2019, visitors will come face to face with a hyperrealistic reconstruction of an extinct human relation.
U-M partners with Destination Ann Arbor, Downtown Development Authority to commission interactive mural at Maynard and William streets to ask, “What lifts you?”
Campus unrest often erupts at times of social unrest. But what about campus humor? Some say it’s at its best when times are not.
New critical edition of iconic folk opera addresses its complex place in American history.
‘Hereward Thimbleby Price’ may sound like a character in a cozy English tale, but real life took him from Madagascar to Michigan.
Video game audio has progressed so much that artists and orchestras now contribute interactive, complex scores to the experience.
Award-winning author/illustrator Chris Van Allsburg, BFA ’72, (‘Jumanji,’ ‘The Polar Express’) relies on a simple prompt to activate his creativity: “What if…?”
’Tis the season for Mannheim Steamroller’s Chip Davis, BMus ’69, and his ‘18th-century classical rock’ renditions of holiday hits.